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22.09.2016

Austria announces UN resolution to prohibit nuclear weapons in 2017

Austria announces UN resolution to prohibit nuclear weapons in 2017

Austria’s foreign minister, Sebastian Kurz, announced on Wednesday that his country would join other UN member states in tabling a resolution next month to convene negotiations on a legally binding instrument to prohibit nuclear weapons in 2017. Speaking in the high-level debate of the UN General Assembly in New… »

21.09.2016

Rally Against President Mauricio Macri in New York

Rally Against President Mauricio Macri in New York

The assembly in front the Mark Hotel, is asking President Mauricio Macri to free Milagro Sala  and others Argentinian political prisoners. Milagro Sala is a leader of the Tupac Amaru neighborhood association, part of the Association… »

16.09.2016

Two white elephants trampling over a Health Service and other British delights, but also hope

Two white elephants trampling over a Health Service and other British delights, but also hope

The overpriced, uncertain, risky and technologically obsolete by the time it’s finished Hinkley Point C Nuclear Power Station and the useless, unaffordable, immoral and probably illegal Trident Nuclear Weapons System about to be renewed will take out of the British money pot around £120bn.(about 1/6th of the… »

14.09.2016

Laureates of the 2016 Right Livelihood Award to be announced on 22 September

Laureates of the 2016 Right Livelihood Award to be announced on 22 September

The Laureates of this year’s Right Livelihood Award, widely known as the ‘Alternative Nobel Prize’, will be announced on 22 September in Stockholm at 10:00 CET (08:00 UTC) at the Swedish Foreign Office International Press Centre (Fredsgatan 6). The announcement will be made by Ole von Uexkull, Executive Director, and… »

13.09.2016

Madres de la Plaza de Mayo support Women’s Boat to Gaza

Madres de la Plaza de Mayo support Women’s Boat to Gaza

Every Thursday, more than two thousand Thursdays ago, at Plaza de Mayo at 3pm, right in front of the Government House in Buenos Aires, Argentina, the mothers who protest against the disappearance of their daughters and sons during the last dictatorship that ruled the South American country have been meeting… »

08.09.2016

German government backs Deutsche Welle in Turkey dispute

German government backs Deutsche Welle in Turkey dispute

German diplomats have spoken out after Turkey’s Youth and Sports Ministry confiscated a DW interview. Media and Culture Commissioner Monika Grütters has also made a strong public statement. On Wednesday, German Media and Culture Commissioner Monika Grütters received resounding applause in the Bundestag for criticizing the Turkish Youth and Sports… »

06.08.2016

Behold, a Pale Horse and its Rider’s Name Was Death

Behold, a Pale Horse and its Rider’s Name Was Death

Behold, a Pale Horse and its Rider’s Name Was Death Behold, a Pale Horse and its Rider’s Name Was Death and Hell Followed Him Paul Craig Roberts I just listened to Obama give Washington’s account of the situation with ISIL in Iraq and Syria. In Obama’s account, Washington is defeating ISIL… »

03.08.2016

Open letter on the attempted coup in Turkey

Open letter on the attempted coup in Turkey

To: Ms Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy / Vice-President of the Commission To: Mr Thorbjørn Jagland, Secretary General of the Council of Europe. Dear HR/VP Federica Mogherini, Dear Secretary General… »

25.07.2016

Against the abusive use of the self-defence plea when dealing with terrorism

Against the abusive use of the self-defence plea when dealing with terrorism

A letter signed by a great number of professors of international law and researchers entitled “A plea against the abusive invocation of self-defence as a response to terrorism” has been circulating on the web for a few weeks. Among the signatories, of which there are more than 220 professors and… »

22.07.2016

The Koreas: “No THAAD” yell protesters in Seoul

The Koreas: “No THAAD” yell protesters in Seoul

Earlier this month South Korea agreed to the placement of a defensive anti-missile system called the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system, which is aimed quite clearly against North Korea but it cannot be denied, also against China. The agreement showed that at last the United States had convinced Seoul… »

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